Latino Congregate Meal Program Request for Proposal
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed proposals are hereby solicited for the preparation of meals Title III-C nutrition
program, in accordance with specifications.
Proposals must be submitted in triplicate and enclosed in a sealed envelope marked
“sealed bid” and addressed to:
4 Valley Mill Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
A Bidders conference will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the
offices of WestMass ElderCare.
The purpose of this conference is to give equal opportunity for clarification of
specifications to all potential bidders. If you have any questions regarding these
specifications, reserve them for that occasion.
Sealed bids will be accepted up to Friday, May 19, 2018 by 1:00 p.m. Deadline for
receipt of bids is May 19, 2018 by 1:00 p.m at WestMass ElderCare. Bids received after
that date endorsed or signed will be rejected.
FACTORS IN SELECTING THE PROVIDER
a) Meal Cost Analysis.
b) Type of service offered.
c) Experience and reputation of bidder.
d) Financial stability of bidder.
e) Degree of staff supervision.
f) Location and Food Production Facility.
g) Ability to perform according to the requirements set forth.
h) Ability to use USDA Commodity Foods.
WestMass ElderCare reserves the right to reject any and all proposals if in the
public interest to do so.